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U.S. ambassador to receive MRIGlobal award

Robert Mikulak will be presented the MRIGlobal Board of Directors and Trustees 2014 Citation Award during MRIGlobal’s annual dinner Oct. 14 at the Westin Crown Center hotel in Kansas City. The citation is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies leadership in science, business, academia or the humanities.

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Port of Kansas City terminal is reopening to barge traffic

The Port Authority of Kansas City said it is partnering with Kaw Valley Companies of Kansas City, Kan., to operate the Woodswether Terminal at 1724 Market St. in the West Bottoms. The goal is for barge traffic to begin using the terminal before the end of this year’s shipping season in early December.

Oklahoma Joe’s founders cutting final business ties

Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que’s founders have operated separate operations in Kansas and Oklahoma. Now they are cutting those ties. The Kansas operations have been transitioning to Joe’s Kansas City and the owners plan a new concept with the owners of Leawood’s Rye restaurant. The Oklahoma operations will expand with three more restaurants planned for 2015, one in Tulsa and two in Washington, D.C.

Oklahoma Joe’s founders cutting final business ties

Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que’s founders have operated separate operations in Kansas and Oklahoma. Now they are cutting those ties. The Kansas operations have been transitioning to Joe’s Kansas City and the owners plan a new concept with the owners of Leawood’s Rye restaurant. The Oklahoma operations will expand with three more restaurants planned for 2015, one in Tulsa and two in Washington, D.C.

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Savings accounts may be on the way back

Passbook savings accounts are the centerpiece of a pilot program being launched this fall by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which is hoping to promote financial education and encourage children to save money.

Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security weaknesses that put users' personal information at risk, nonpartisan congressional investigators have concluded.

Savings accounts may be on the way back

Passbook savings accounts are the centerpiece of a pilot program being launched this fall by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which is hoping to promote financial education and encourage children to save money.

Probe: HealthCare.gov website must boost security

HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security weaknesses that put users' personal information at risk, nonpartisan congressional investigators have concluded.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Dangerous trolls threaten to abuse patent system

“As a novelist, I make my living by creating worlds and experiences for my readers,”  writes Angie Fox, the author the bestselling “Accidental Demon Slayer” and the “Monster MASH” book series.  “I have to say it hurts to see innovators like me under attack.”

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

The agency responsible for safety on the nation's roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks the expertise to oversee increasingly complex vehicles, congressional Republicans charged in a report Tuesday.